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Dr. Joseph Peter Thornton MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 39 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Surgery.
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Dr. Joseph Thornton has 4 office locations.
1707 W Charleston Blvd
Ste 160
Las Vegas, NV 89102

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License & Identifications

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  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Thornton is Excellent. Dr. Thornton has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Thornton, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Surgery Abdominal

Education & Awards

Dr. Thornton graduated from Meharry Medical College, Nashville. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012)


Dr. Thornton has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center 
  • Valley Hospital Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Thornton accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 12 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Molina Healthcare - 2 plans
  • AMERIGROUP - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 8 plans
  • Humana - 3 plans
  • Anthem - 6 plans
  • Health Plan of Nevada - 2 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan


  • Spanish

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Where does Dr. Joseph P. Thornton practice?
Dr. Joseph Thornton practices Colon & Rectal Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Surgery near Las Vegas, NV.
Additional practice locations include: Henderson, NV.
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